Managing Trails for Security

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Managing Trails for Security

Managing Trails for

Security

DAVID G. DIONNE

Chief of Trails and Natural Areas

For

Washington COG Trails Symposium

January 30, 2008


MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY

Build the trail in the community

and then

Build the community into the trail


BUILDING the TRAIL in the

COMMUNITY

VISITOR SERVICES and PATROL

Visitor Services

‣ Public Information

I. Signs

II.

Brochures and Printed Materials

III.

Personal Contact

‣ Public Assistance

I. First Aid and Emergency Care

II.

Emergency Management and Assistance

III.

Routine Assistance


BUILDING the TRAIL in the

COMMUNITY

VISITOR SERVICES and PATROL

Trail Patrol

• Enforcement of Rules and Regulations

• Standards for Patrol

• Methods

• Equipment

• Uniforms

• Radios


BUILDING the COMMUNITY

Volunteers at AA County

Trails

into the TRAIL

• Youth Groups and

Scouts

• Gardeners

• Trailblazers


BUILDING the TRAIL in the

COMMUNITY

MAINTENANCE

Chain of Command

Staffing

Tools and Equipment

Training


BUILDING the TRAIL in the

COMMUNITY

MAINTENANCE

Grounds Maintenance

• Mowing

• Snow Removal

• Litter Control

• Tree Maintenance and

Removal

• Turf Care


BUILDING the TRAIL in the

COMMUNITY

MAINTENANCE

Building Maintenance

• Housekeeping

• Repairs

• Rest Rooms

Vandalism Control

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